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Auvard incubator. Artwork showing a cross section of the incubator designed by the French obstetrician Pierre-Victor-Adolphe Auvard for premature babies. This inexpensive incubator was introduced in the 1880s and became very popular. It maintained temperature, humidity and oxygen levels at optimum conditions.
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